Kane makes it 200 for Spurs, Benfica combat again in opposition to Rangers


Harry Kane scored his 2 hundredth purpose for Tottenham Hotspur on Thursday as he helped fireplace Spurs to a 3-1 Europa League win at Ludogorets, whereas 10-man Benfica got here again from two targets down to grab a last-gap 3-3 draw with Rangers.

England captain Kane opened the scoring for Jose Mourinho’s aspect with simply 12 minutes on the clock when he headed dwelling Lucas Moura’s nook to carry up his double century of Tottenham targets in his three hundredth match for the membership.

Kane then turned supplier for Moura within the thirty second minute when he flashed an ideal low cross for the Brazilian to faucet dwelling earlier than being substituted at half-time.

Claudiu Keseru pulled one again for the Bulgarians 5 minutes after the break however Giovani Lo Celso made certain of the win to attract Spurs degree on six factors with Group J leaders Royal Antwerp forward of their match with LASK afterward Thursday.

Rangers had been poised to make it three wins from three in Group D due to an Diogo Goncalves personal purpose and additional strikes from Glen Kamara and Alfredo Morelos which put Steven Gerrard’s aspect 3-1 forward.

However regardless of dropping Nicolas Otamendi to a straight purple card with lower than 20 minutes gone, two-time European champions Benfica fought again and in added time levelled when Darwin Nunez raced by way of and slotted dwelling previous Allan McGregor.

The pair are joined on seven factors on the prime of the group, 4 forward of Lech Poznon who beat backside aspect Normal Liege 3-1 to go away the Belgians pointless.

– Roma in management –

Qarabag misplaced 2-0 at Sivasspor to stay rooted to the underside of Group I a day after their media supervisor was suspended by UEFA for reportedly calling for the killing of “all of the Armenians, young and old, with out distinction”.

The social media submit in query got here amid the battle between Azerbaijan and Armenia in Nagorno-Karabakh, the place Qarabag had been based and based mostly till Armenia’s takeover of the area in 1993, forcing the membership to relocate to Baku.

Roma took management of Group A with a thumping 5-0 win over Cluj that put them three factors away from the Romanians forward of the later match between Younger Boys and CSKA Sofia.

Paulo Fonseca’s aspect are prime on seven factors after a strong show from a second string line that began with out Edin Dzeko, Pedro and Chris Smalling which did for a Cluj aspect shocked by coach Dan Petrescu’s determination that the match can be his final in cost.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan gave the Serie A aspect the lead simply 57 seconds after kick off, and Ibanez, a brace from Borja Mayoral — his first targets since signing on mortgage from Actual Madrid — and one other strike from Pedro sealed the factors.

Fellow Italians Napoli additionally received, 2-1 at HNK Rijeka, to maneuver degree on six factors with Group F leaders AZ Alkmaar and Actual Sociedad.

La Liga leaders Sociedad are additionally on six factors after beating Alkmaar 1-0, leaving the group on a knife edge with three matches remaining.

In Group E, PAOK Thessaloniki boosted their possibilities of qualifying for the knockout rounds by thumping PSV Eindhoven 4-1, whereas Granada are prime following their 2-0 win over Cyprus’ Omonoia.

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